Posted by | Ray Cornelius 

Some of our favorite music and film stars are covering a variety of publications this month and RC has compiled a few of them for your viewing pleasure.

First up is the reigning Queen of Hip Hop Soul—Mary J. Blige—for The EDIT. The Grammy-grabbing diva is flexing her acting muscles in Dee Rees‘ upcoming period piece, “Mudbound.” Inside, Blige opens up about dealing with her divorce at the same time she was filming the movie.

“The heaviness you see in Florence came from what I was personally dealing with,” she said to EDIT.  “I was very depressed, and not sure what was going on in my life.”

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Noted Hollywood producer and minister DeVon Franklin is looking rather dapper on this weekend’s edition of ROLLING OUT. He opens up about his faith, his new book, The Hollywood Commandments and his new animated holiday film, “The Star.”

“So many people come to me and ask how to become successful, so I wanted to write what I’ve learned over the 20 years that I’ve worked in Hollywood and put it in the form of 10 life-changing commandments that anyone, in any industry can read and apply to become successful.”

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Award winning TV and film star and one of our favorite fashionistas—Tracee Ellis Ross—is not on one but SIX covers of MODERN LUXURY. Inside she opens up about her famous mother, Diana Ross, her current role on ABC’s “Black-ish,” being a disciplined actress and keeping her private life…well…private.

“To a certain extent, if you put that stuff out there, then people get to comment,” she says. “Romantic relationships are challenging enough without other people having opinions about them.”

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Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman is ready to rule for C|NET Magazine. The versatile actor talks about the origins of his Wakandan accent, the impact he hopes the film will have on children of color and why the world has been waiting on a Black superhero.

“It’s just this tremendous opportunity, not just for me but for all of us really to get out of our boxes. It’s not just black people getting out of their boxes. Everybody is excited about the opportunity to do something that we should have already done. People are excited about seeing new stuff, but I think they’re extra excited about seeing stuff they should have seen already.”

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